Improving poverty measurement in Sri Lanka
AbstractThe past few years have seen great progress in the area of poverty measurement, both in terms of the development and consolidation of best practice, and in conceptual and methodological advances. This study examines poverty measurement in Sri Lanka against the backdrop of these developments, reviewing 22 poverty measurement studies over the period 1969-2002. It evaluates existing sources of data for poverty measurement, and makes recommendations that identify priority actions for improvement, key players in the process and what steps need to be taken.
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Date of creation: Feb 2004
Date of revision: May 2005
poverty measurement; sri lanka;
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- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
- B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
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